Monthly Archives: July 2016

Quilting That Travels Part 5: English Paper Piecing Hexies

Quilting That Travels Part 5: English Paper Piecing Hexies By Tricia Patterson Quiltmaker Associate Editor My first day on the job Paula Stoddard, our Managing Editor, gave me a tour of the F+W Media office space in Golden. We stopped … Continue reading

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New Issue: Quiltmaker September/October ’16

Our September/October ’16 issue of Quiltmaker hits newsstands next week, and we’re so excited to share this new issue with all of you! Inside there are 13 quilt patterns to help you get ready for autumn sewing — some great … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 20

Hi! Welcome to block 20 in the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. All of the quilt blocks in this design have come from the different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and have been reduced to 6″. There are kits available in different colorways, as well as … Continue reading

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It’s a Hit! – the Pfaff performance 5.2

By Lori Baker, Quiltmaker Acquisitions Editor I’ll admit I’m a sewing machine enthusiast. I have quite a few sewing machines. I’m sitting at work and trying to count in my head – I think I have 9. Some are classics from … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 19

Hi! Welcome to block 19 in the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. All of the quilt blocks in this design have come from the different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and have been reduced to 6″. There are kits available in different colorways, as well as … Continue reading

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3 Free Beginner Quilt Patterns!

One of the biggest decisions when learning how to quilt is deciding what pattern to make first. You want a design that’s easy, obviously, but certainly not one that’s boring! For our newest free e-book, we’ve gathered together three of our … Continue reading

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Hello to Quilting That Travels Part 4: Going Yo-Yo!

By Tricia Patterson, Quiltmaker Associate Editor The Yo-Yo quilt pattern was very trendy in America between the 1920s and 1940s because it was portable and was a good project for extra scraps of fabric. Perhaps it was popular for such … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 18 + giveaway

Hi! Happy Summer! It’s been hot, hot, hot here in Colorado—perfect for staying inside to sew. How is your 100 Blocks Sampler coming along? All of the quilt blocks in this design have come from the different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 … Continue reading

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Lessons in Creativity Season 3: Let Freedom Ring

Season 3 of our free video series, Quiltmaker Lessons in Creativity, is here! Our focus quilt this season is Let Freedom Ring, designed by our content director Carolyn Beam for the July/August ’16 issue of Quiltmaker. This gorgeous red, white and blue log cabin throw … Continue reading

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100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along – Block 17

Hi Everyone. Here we are on block #17 of the 100 Blocks Sampler Sew Along. All of the quilt blocks in this design have come from the different issues of Quiltmaker’s 100 Blocks and have been reduced to 6″. There are kits available in different colorways, … Continue reading

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